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Welcome to Adventure Consultants

Adventure Consultants is a world-renowned mountain guiding company with a legacy of climbing expeditions to the world's highest peaks, and treks to the more remote corners of the globe.

We offer 72 expeditions, treks and wilderness journeys to the Himalaya, Antarctica, Arctic, South America, and the Seven Summits in addition to world class mountaineering guiding services and climbing schools in New Zealand and Europe with our IFMGA / NZMGA mountain guides.

Whether you are taking your first steps into the realm of the outdoors, or are a seasoned adventurer, we believe you will find the quality of the experience offered on an Adventure Consultants expedition second to none, and we invite you to contact us to discuss your next adventure.

Guy Cotter Adventure Consultants' mountain guides are qualified IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain and Ski Guides 
CEO Adventure Consultants
IFMGA Mountain & Ski Guide

Featured Trips

Vinson 2015

AC image - Vinson High Camp
09 January 2015

Trip 1:  Nov 23 - Dec 8
Trip 2:  Dec 4 - 19
Trip 3:  Dec 26 - Jan 10
Trip 4:  Jan 6 - 21

BOOK NOW! Climb the most pristine and remote of the Seven Summits and experience the unbelievable vastness of the Antarctic interior....

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Summer Haute Route

Summer Haute Route
22 June 2015
Dates Available July through September

BOOK NOW! Traverse beneath summits of the ten highest peaks in the alps to finish in one of the most beautiful alpine villages in the world. On this trek you will cross several high passes and enjoy one of the most stunning vantage points in all of the European Alps. 

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Chamonix Introductory Mountaineering Course

 June - August, 2015
This challenging course is an instructional and coaching mountaineering course. It gives you grounding in the more important alpine skills and is set in the most inspirational of classrooms - the Mont Blanc Massif....

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Backcountry Skiing Course

 © Guy Cotter

Ski touring TC Backcountry Suze
© Guy Cotter
05 July 2012
Dates available August through September

Learn how to make sound decisions in avalanche terraine while rippin it up in the big mountains! Now including NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) Avalanche Awareness and Backcountry Avalanche Qualification.

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 Jon Hind at sunrise on the Lobuche East summit day, Three Peaks Nepal Expedition 2009.  © Mike Madden  

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Sherpa Future Fund

If you would like to support of the victims and affected families of the Everest Base Camp Avalanche, please consider contributing to the Adventure Consultants Sherpa Future Fund. 
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Everest 2015 - Final Dispatch

 The AC Evrest Sherpa Team 2015 at Basecamp, for the puja ceremony 
© Suze Kelly  

28 May - In response to the tragedy we at Adventure Consultants are focusing both on our Sherpa staff and their families,...


Mera Peak 2015 - Safe return to home 


1 May - All of the team has made it to Kathmandu and some of them are already on their way to home...


Carstensz 2015 - Peaking the Adventure Meter   

Carstensz Dispatch March 15 2015
16 March 2015

15 Mar - We departed BC at 2.00am. By 10.00am we were all on the summit... 



Aconcagua 2014/15, Trip 3 - Summit Day Report


15 Feb - The team summitted today in very cold conditions...